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  Hamadan - LoveToKnow 1911
Hamadan, the capital of the province, is situated 188 m.
Among objects of interest are the alleged tombs of Esther and Mordecai in an insignificant domed building in the centre of the town.
It is now generally admitted that Hamadan is the Hagmatana (of the inscriptions), Agbatana or Ecbatana (of the Greek writers), the "treasure city" of the Achaemenian kings which was taken and plundered by Alexander the Great, but very few ancient remains have been discovered.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Hamadan   (476 words)

 Hamadan City by Hamadan.Net
Hamadan (Hamedan) is situated 400 km south west of Tehran, 190 km east of Kermanshah and 530 km north west of Isfahan at the elevation of 1800 meters.
Asad Abad, Towiserkan, Bahar, Razan, Kabudrahang, Malayer, Nahavand and Hamadan are the townships of this province.
To the east of Hamadan, and east of the heights of Alvand, that is in between the mountains of 'Alvand' and 'Gerou' or (Gerin), in the south, are the plains.
www.maydanchi.com /hamadan/hamadan.html   (0 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Hamadan
Hamadan is a green mountainous area on the foothills of the 3574-meter Alwand Mountain,in the mid west of Iran.
Hamadan was established by the Medes, and was the capital of the Median Empire.
Hamadan province lies in a temperate mountainous region to the east of Zagros.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hamadan   (0 words)

 Iranian Cities: Hamadan
Hamadan was the Median Empire's capital before they formed a union with the Persians and also served as the summer capital of the Achaemenid Empire was then called Ecbatana or Hâgmatâna; meaning a place of assembly.
Hamadan is one of the cradles of Oriental civilization with legendary background.
The clear water of the lake is several meters deep and the cave's walls, floor and ceiling are covered with an abundance of marvellous stalactites and stalagmites and various natural stones that have taken the shape of various animals, objects and islands.
www.iranchamber.com /cities/hamadan/hamadan.php   (0 words)

Hamadan is one of the mountainous provinces of Iran.
Hamadan (Hemedan) is the capital of the province and dating back to 2500 years ago, it was the capital of Achaemenian, Parthian, and Assassins.
The ceramic is centered in the village of Lalejin in the vicinity of Hamadan.
www.mohajeri.com /hamadan.htm   (640 words)

 Hamadan - Encyclopedia.com
Located at an altitude of 6,000 ft (1,829 m), it is the trade center for a fertile farm region where fruit and grain are grown.
Hamadan passed to the Arabs, and it was later held by the Seljuk Turks (12th-13th cent.) and the Mongols (13th-14th cent.).
Avicenna, the physician and philosopher, is buried in Hamadan.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Hamadan.html   (0 words)

 Pictures of Hamadan - Iran
Hamadan is one of the oldest centers of civilization.
However, there is a lot in Hamadan that's worthwhile, so the city attracts a lot of visitors, most of them from Tehran.
Close to Hamadan is the valley of Ganj Nameh.
www.bamjam.net /Iran/Hamadan.html   (0 words)

 HAMADAN SIGHTS at Best Iran Travel.com
Hamadan (or Hamedan) is known as "Older Than History," one of the oldest continuously occupied cities in the world is located about 290 km (180 mi) southwest of Tehran.
Hamadan was described as one of the lavish cities, with precious metals, and magnificent palaces.
Hamadan is famous for pottery, ceramics, and carpets.
www.bestirantravel.com /sights/hamadan/hamadan.html   (228 words)

 Page of the province of hamadan
Hamadan is a beautiful highland covered with huge mountains and green slopes, farmlands, pastures, snow-capped peaks and fertile valleys under a blue sky.
Hamadan is a cold province with long winters where there is snow in the mountains for eight months of the year.
The population of Hamadan province is distributed in the 6 cities of Hamadan (capital of the province), Malayer, Nahavand, Twiserkan, Kabudarahang and Assadabad as well as their various districts and villages.
www.salamiran.org /CT/Tourism/Map/hamadan/index.html   (1902 words)

 Hamedan Summary
Hamadan (once called Ecbatana), an ancient city in western Iran, was the capital of Media; after the Persians overthrew their Median overlords, the city became the Persian royal summer residence.
The Persian king's trilingual inscription on the rocky bluff was used to decipher cuneiform in the nineteenth century.
Also in Hamadan is a tomb said to be that of the biblical Esther and Mordecai; designed in Islamic style, the tomb is guarded by a Jewish family, who serve as custodians and guides.
www.bookrags.com /Hamedan   (0 words)

 Guide to Hamadan Rugs by Oriental Rug Notes by Barry O'Connell, Spongobongoo.com
Hamadan rugs typically have one heavy cotton shot of weft (single wefted) and are made with thick high quality wool.Coarsely woven but substantial rugs.
The Mausoleum of Esther and Mordecai in Hamadan, Iran
Tafresh or Tafres is in-between Hamadan and Qum in the province of Markazi.
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 Hamadan, IRAN's ancient Capital city of Ecbatana - Avicenna, Ibn Sina Persia's Great Mathematician, Philosopher, ...
Based in western Iran, Hamadan is a green mountainous area on the foothills of the 3574 - meter Alvand Mountain.
The city is 1850 meters above the sea level and is 375 kilometers from the capital Tehran, 190 km east of Kermanshah and 530 km north west of Isfahan.
Baba Tahir Oryan - Born in Hamadan, Iran, in the early eleventh century, was considered by his contemporaries as one of the most eminent, erudite mystics and sentimentalists of his time, a reputation he has held in the affection of his countrymen to the present day.
www.farsinet.com /hamadan   (0 words)

 iranian.com: Sara Nobari, Road to Hamadan
We were en route to Hamadan, a remote city in the mountainous region of rural western Iran, just east of the Zagros mountain range dividing Iran from Iraq.
Alisadr cave is situated among the foothills of the Subashi Mountains, eighty kilometers northwest of Hamadan ; it is enclosed by a park and a small village of the same name -- Alisadr village -- revealing bucolic villagers crouched in the shaded alleys between more sun-dried brick houses.
Hamadan looked much grander than I had first imagined it; its lights spread in the dark for miles beneath us.
www.iranian.com /Travelers/2005/September/Hamadan   (0 words)

 Hamadan, Iran, Pictures
The capital of Hamadan Province, the city is known for the manufacture of rugs, leather trunks, and copper ware.
It is the center of the Iranian shellac and leather trade and is commercially important because of its position on the principal route between Baghdad and Tehran (Teheran).
During World War I (1914-1918), Hamadan was the scene of fighting between Russian and Turko-German forces.
www.greatestcities.com /Middle_East/Iran/Hamadan_city.html   (0 words)

 HAMADAN - Online Information article about HAMADAN
The leather of Hamadan is much esteemed throughout the See also:
It is now generally admitted that Hamadan is the Hagmatana (of the inscriptions), Agbatana or See also:
ECBATANA (Agbatana in Aeschylus, Hangmatana in Old Persian, written Agamtanu by Nabonidos, and Agamatanu at Behistun, mod.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /GUI_HAN/HAMADAN.html   (0 words)

 Definition of Hamadan - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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 Hamadan Hand-knotted Semi-antique Rug 3'2 x 9'8 (Iran) : Area Rugs from Overstock.com
Hamadan Hand-knotted Semi-antique Rug 3'2 x 9'8 (Iran) : Area Rugs from Overstock.com
Hamadan is not only one of the oldest cities in Iran, it is also one of civilization's most ancient urban centers.
In the Hamadan area, 1500 villages specialize and create over 3000 variations of unique rug designs.
www.overstock.com /Worldstock/Hamadan-Hand-knotted-Semi-antique-Rug-32-x-98-Iran/1140357/product.html   (314 words)

 Hamadan Hand-knotted Red/Burgundy Rug 3'4x9'8 (Iran) : Area Rugs from Overstock.com
Hamadan Hand-knotted Red/Burgundy Rug 3'4x9'8 (Iran) : Area Rugs from Overstock.com
Hand-knotted in one of the most important cities in the history of rug weaving, this unique Persian Hamadan rug brings the beauty of Middle Eastern culture to your home.
Hamadan is one of the oldest cities in Iran
www.overstock.com /?page=proframe&prod_id=1406395   (323 words)

 Jozan: Hamadan rugs and carpets, photo gallery
Search the Rug Base for Hamadan rugs for sale
Read more about Hamadan rugs at Oldcarpet.com: Hamadan section
JBOC's Notes on Oriental Rugs: Guide to Hamadan Rugs
www.jozan.net /distrikter/hamadan.asp   (0 words)

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